SQL Database Administrator

SQL Server, Data Modeling, Repository Usage, Backup and Recovery
Full Time
$80,000 - $90,000

Job Description


Job Overview:

  • Oxford Life Insurance is looking for a SQL Database Administrator to be responsible for working with a team of Web Developers. In this challenging role you will be responsible for comprehensively overseeing projects, designing and developing web architecture, and guiding and mentoring a team. In exchange, this rewarding position comes with excellent benefits.

  • To be successful as a DBA, you should be comfortable working within a team, have a keen eye for detail, and have excellent organizational skills. Ultimately, a top-notch DBA should have strong technical qualities, be able to provide guidance and support, and be highly accurate.

  • The SQL team does end to end care of a large-scale enterprise MS SQL Servers.

  • Assist the application teams and developers with requests for anything from new users/roles, to standing up an entire new clustered instance, which is fully compliant with security standards.

  • Actively support our internal IT teams as well as our vendors performing regular maintenance/patching for a wide variety of MS SQL server deployment.

  • The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multi-tasker, and demonstrated team player. You will be a lead developer responsible for the development of new software products and enhancements to existing products. You should excel in working with large-scale applications and frameworks and have outstanding communication and leadership skills.

  • Understanding and familiarity with WCF, and web service development using the .Net platform with VB.Net, C# and XML.,  experience with C# and VB.NET 4.0, XML, WCF, and business to business integration using SOAP or REST, as well as knowledge of Domain Driven Development, Service Oriented Architectures, and experience in backend service development will be helpful.

  • Monitor performance and health; complete regular internal system audits; prepare for upgrades; implement changes; and apply patches when required. Design and maintain reports to monitor the health, use deduplication tools to scrub duplicate data from the database, and use Apex tests, field utilization reports. Troubleshooting application key selection, creation of appropriate indexes, and queries as needed.



  • Managing SQL Server & Database access

  • Monitor and respond to SQL server performance degradation

  • Make optimization recommendations to SQL queries

  • Troubleshoot issues with applications connecting to SQL databases

  • Perform SQL server and database maintenance

  • Maintain MySQL databases primarily used by websites

  • Monitor database backups

  • Respond to capacity issues on database servers

  • Perform patching on Windows and Linux servers

  • Experience setting up PostgreSQL, Mongo, and MSSQL databases on Windows

  • Experience working with the ELK stack

  • Develop and support software including applications, database integration, interfaces, and new functionality enhancements

  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure project meets business objectives and compliance standards

  • Support test and deployment of new products and features

  • Participate in code reviews



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or related field)

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience can be substituted for education

  • Expertise in Object-Oriented Design, Database Design, and XML Schema

  • Experience with Agile or Scrum software development methodologies

  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work

  • Experience unit testing

  • Experience with / understanding of modern Design Patterns

  • Front end experience in JavaScript, Angular, Typescript,  React and/or Node

  • Azure Experience (Wiki, Pipelines, continuous integration)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Mongo and MySQL experience

  • Experience working with SQL in multiple datacenters

  • Experience working with Veeam Application Aware backups

  • Experience with Zerto

  • Experience running SQL in Azure

  • Experience with Grafana, specifically integrating with InfluxDB

  • Experience hosting SQL on Ubuntu

  • Preferred certifications: SQL MCSA


Languages & Technologies:

  • .NET Framework, .NET Core, C#, 

  • ASP.NET WebApi, MVC, Web Forms 



  • JavaScript & Common JavaScript Libraries: Angular, jQuery, pdf.js

  • Agile / Scrum, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery

  • OAuth Libraries for C# (implementation/deployment experience), IdentityServer4


Perks of joining the U-Haul fleet:

Get your career moving with a company who empowers team members to the healthiest version of themselves! We provide robust wellness benefits, events, and resources to help team members becomes the happiest and healthiest they can be.

Here are just some of the programs U-Haul has available:

  • Full Medical coverage

  • New indoor fitness gym

  • Onsite medical clinic for you and your family

  • Career stability

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Valuable on-the-job training

  • Prescription plans

  • Dental & Vision Plans

  • Business and travel insurance

  • YouMatter Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days 

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Life insurance

  • Critical Illness/Group Accident

  • 24-hour physician available for kids

  • Subsidized gym/ membership

  • MetLaw Legal program

  • MetLife auto and home insurance

  • Discounts on cell phone plans, hotels, and more

  • LifeLock identity Theft

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Free online courses for personal and professional development at U-Haul University

  • Savvy consumer wellness programs- from health care tips to financial wellness

  • U-Haul federal credit union


U-Haul is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, provincial, state or local law. Individual accommodations are available on requests for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information obtained during this process will only be shared on a need to know basis. 

Dice Id : 10121350
Position Id : R111934
Originally Posted : 1 week ago
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